Facebook and OpenPGP

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at guardianproject.info
Thu Jun 4 18:45:08 CEST 2015

> On Monday 1 June 2015 at 5:37:33 PM, in
> <mid:20150601183733.3fc5b0c6 at frustcomp.home.hnjs.ch>,
> gnupg-users at henk.geekmail.org wrote:
>> A comment worth reading in case one does not see it
>> oneself IMHO:
>> https://blogs.fsfe.org/gerloff/2015/06/01/facebook-offers-to-send-you-encrypted-emails-this-wont-help-you/
> Whatever Facebook's motivation, doesn't anything that increases the
> proportion of emails that are encrypted during transit count as a Good
> Thing?

Yeah, I think it sets a great precedent for other large organizations to
follow.  Plus it increases the amount of PGP-encrypted email flowing around,
which reduces PGP as a marker for "secret messages".


PGP fingerprint: 5E61 C878 0F86 295C E17D  8677 9F0F E587 374B BE81

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